How about a sandwich? Her words were casual enough, but her voice made me feel she was more in need of company than food.
Only twelve, but too serious, sad, and worried.
I told her, Soon you’ll blossom into a fine young lady. Obviously she wanted much quicker than soon.
Jim Freeze is seventy-two years old, retired and widowed. He was happily married for fifty-four years and has two grown sons. He began writing in early 2012 to have something to do. His short stories have been featured in several publications including Brilliant Flash Fiction, Calliope Magazine, The Original Writer, and Literally Stories.
He had experienced moments of pure joy mixed with frustration and sung all the songs of satisfaction. He had discovered that discipline was love in its purest form. He had witnessed breathtaking sunsets and surveyed star-filled heavens on a clear night.
But he would never learn to whistle a symphony.
Jim Freeze is 69 years old and retired.
Many had seen awkwardness in him. His antics had raised eyebrows. Was this wayward child simply yearning for love and understanding?
Those in this moment questioned the disturbing, guttural sound deep from within him.
His evil grin seemed to sneak up on the priests as they reentered the satanic room.
Jim Freeze is 69 years old and retired.He has been writing for three years and has completed over 50 stories to date, with seven published.
The notes from the moodmakers sing the songs of life in vivid black and white.
A young man of merit leads the intended musical melody. But what is an intention if he can’t sustain it?
Regardless of disharmonies, he is an entertainer’s entertainer: the only interruption he tolerates is applause.
Jim Freeze is 69 years old and retired and has been married to the same woman for 51 years. He started writing in June 2013 just to have something to do.